Pancake batter

Pancake batter
Here is a pancake batter that is a little more sophisticated than the traditional version. The pancakes will be tastier with a softer texture.
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Last modified on: February 2nd 2020

Keywords for this recipe:Pancake batterBrittanyLenotre

For 20 pancakes, you will need:

Change these quantities to make: 10 pancakes 20 pancakes 40 pancakes 60 pancakes

How long does it take?

Time required for this recipe:
PreparationStart to finish
13 min.13 min.

Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 5 min.
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Put into a blender goblet: 6 eggs, 60 g oil, 60 g caster sugar, 500 ml milk, 2 tablespoons rum and 1 pinch salt.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
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Pour in 80 g Noisette butter

Stage 3 - 2 min.
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Then add 250 g flour.

Note: it is important to begin by pouring in the liquids to avoid forcing the blender motor.

Stage 4
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Mix on medium speed...

Stage 5 - 3 min.
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...until the batter is evenly mixed.

Stage 6
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Your pancake batter is ready for use.


If you do not have a blender, you can use a whisk.

You will find plenty of recipes that tell you to leave the batter to rest, but having tried both ways (resting / not resting), I have not found that it makes any difference.

A variation worth trying: replace half the flour with chestnut flour.


A few days in the fridge covered with plastic film.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
3,046 Kcal or 12,753 Kj86 gr263 gr186 gr
152 %33 %25 %28 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
238 Kcal or 996 Kj7 gr21 gr15 gr
12 %3 %2 %2 %
Per pancakes
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
152 Kcal or 636 Kj4 gr13 gr9 gr
8 %2 %1 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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